ARCHIVES

Delta’s A330neo and A350 decision

Last week Delta announced it was adding 10 Airbus 330-900neo aircraft to its fleet.  Simultaneously, Delta reduced its near-term A350-900 purchase commitment to a total of 15 aircraft from 25. The 10 previously on order A350 aircraft have been deferred to 2025-26 with...

Emirates News Dominates Dubai Air Show

Emirates, as is customary, places orders and makes headlines at the Dubai Air Show. This year is no exception, as the carrier has ordered 40 Boeing 787-10s, and is demanding a production guarantee for the next decade from Airbus prior to ordering additional A380s....

More insight into A350 program progress

We did an earlier look at this issue and now we can show more progress.  So far 74 have been delivered.  The table lists these along with the number of days from first flight to delivery.  We list the number of tests flights for each delivery.  On the whole, there has...

Premium – A Fleet Review of Air France/KLM

Air France and KLM merged in 2004.  The joint company has hubs in Amsterdam and Paris.  Because of their long histories in aviation, these two airlines have a reach to every corner of the globe.  Both companies have numerous subsidiaries that cover regional and cargo...

#141- The Stressed Aerospace Supply Chain

Airbus and Boeing are increasing production rates for their single aisle aircraft dramatically. Boeing has already...

read more